Nurses At The Top

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     Registered nurse Elikana Njeri came to the U.S. from Kenya in 2002 and planned to become an accountant. Today he works at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Central Pennsylvania. (Dani Fresh/for WHYY)

    Registered nurse Elikana Njeri came to the U.S. from Kenya in 2002 and planned to become an accountant. Today he works at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Central Pennsylvania. (Dani Fresh/for WHYY)

    In hospitals lately, the emphasis has been on quality of care, patient outcomes, and avoiding repeat visits whenever possible. So do those goals change who should run the show? We look inside why there are so few nurses at the top. 

    Plus, those rad NASA posters, algae used in unlikely ways, and a Patient File that starts with a kid who has a headache, and ends with…well we don’t want to spoil anything. 

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